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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon bifida bifida (Pennant, 1777) 
AphiaID: 714189

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinozoa (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArticulata (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedonoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon bifida (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon bifida (Pennant, 1777)
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto europaea Leach, 1815 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto milleri Müller, 1841 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon gorgonia de Fréminville, 1811 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon milleri (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon rosaceus (Fleming, 1828) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula barbata Fleming, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula milleri (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula rosacea Fleming, 1828 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Clark AH, Clark AM (1967) A monograph of the existing crinoids 1(5). Bulletin of the United States National Museum (82):1-860. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Croatia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLossini [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Scotland [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of England [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnterognathus comatulae Giesbrecht, 1900 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnterognathus comatulae Giesbrecht, 1900 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Antedon bifida with P2 similar to and same length as P3 but with no gonad. P1 about twice as long as following two pinnules, of >25 segments. Cirri rarely >40, of up to 18 (usually 14 to 16) cirrals; distal cirrals moderately compressed, shorter and 1.5x wider than proximal cirrals, and slightly longer than broad;oximal ones. Interradial perisomic plates often present. First primibrachial very short, especially in larger specimens, with slightly converging lateral edges forming distinct angle with projecting lateral corners of axils.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Shetland and Orkney Islands S along coasts of Scotland, Ireland, Wales and England (except the coast of the North Sea between Northumberland and Straits of Dover), Atlantic coasts of France (S of Straits of Dover), northern Spain and most of Portugal. Depth range: low tide, and occasionally in tide pools and attached to floating objects, to 457 meters; most abundant in 15-40 m. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:714189
Taxonomic
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2012-12-27 20:48:33Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Antedon bifida bifida (Pennant, 1777). In: Messing, C. (2014) World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=714189 on 2014-08-02
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